Teams of Students from PASSHE Institutions Participated in the 28th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information Science Educators

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PACISE-Photo-1Twenty-one teams of students from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education institutions participated in the 28th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) held at East Stroudsburg University in April. PACISE is a professional organization representing faculty in all areas of computing and computing education in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). The theme of this year’s conference was Cybersecurity in the Computer Science Curriculum. Pictured here are conference participants involved in a programming contest, which consisted of seven programming problems of varying difficulty. A number of students involved in research and large projects presented their work during the conference program. The conference was hosted by ESU’s Department of Computer Science. (photo credit James Emert)

PACISE-Photo-2ESU Graduate Student Samuel J. Cappella from Bangor, Pa., makes a presentation to 135 students and faculty who attended the 28th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE) at East Stroudsburg University in April. Cappella’s presentation, “Automated Exploit Generation Of Binary Targets By Leveraging A Custom Fuzzing And Debugging Framework,” was one of more than 20 to be made during the two-day event. The keynote speaker for the conference was Dr. Timothy J. Mucklow, senior historian, Center for Cryptologic History at Ft. Meade, Md. Other presentations included: “Using Role Models to Attract Women to Computing Careers,” Trends and Predictions of Authentication Methods,” “ Coaxing the Genie from the Bottle: The Time for Computer Science Education for the Masses” and “Ipaws-Personal Assistant Web Application Systems for Autistic Adults.” The conference was hosted by ESU’s Department of Computer Science and James Emert, assistant professor of computer science, was the conference chairperson. (photo credit James Emert)


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